Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind
March 10, 2014
Since 1994, Kathleen Marcaccio has presented her program on Margaret Mitchell and Gone With The Wind (GWTW) to hundreds of people in a variety of settings, including libraries, community colleges, retirement communities, historical societies, book clubs, women's groups, and Civil War Round Tables, as well as at GWTW events.
Marcaccio's GWTW presentation on March 10 will provide background on author Margaret Mitchell and her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Gone With The Wind; the 1939 film by the same name; Margaret Mitchell's post-GWTW life; and Gone With The Wind in popular culture.
Marcaccio prieviously spoke at the Clark Gable Foundation 100th 2010 Gateway to the Wind event in S. Louis. In 2012, she was named Windie of the Year by the Gone With The Wind Museum in Marietta, Georgia. She has worked with 9 community and professional theatres on their productions of Moonlight and Magnolias, providing GWTW background and GWTW lobby displays to enhance the theatergoer experience.
Marcaccio holds a B.A. in English and Anthropology and an M.S. in Library Science, both from Wayne State University. She has been employed by Cengage Learning (formerly Gale Research) for 34 years, currently as Publication Metadata Program Manager. She is a volunteer tour guide for Preservation Detroit, leading tours of the Cultural Center; an active member of the DetroitYES online community; and publishes a weekly eCalendar of Detroit history and cultural heritage events. She has served on the board of the Friends of Royal Oak Public Library since 1997. She is married to Dave Marcaccio, and has two adult sons, Dan and Kevin, all of whom indulge and support her GWTW passion wholeheartedly.
For further program information, please contact Jeri Hungerford at 586.286.9173.